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Thursday March 30, 2017 Go To Top
office_document_tack 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Community Report Workshop: Presenting Your Annual Report to the Community Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jenny Shonk   607-319-5613   jshonk@flls.org
   

Every library should use their annual report statistics to their advantage, no matter how large or small you are! An annual report to the community (i.e. community report) allows you to promote and publicize the library’s accomplishments and to furnish accountability to your funding base. In this workshop, you will learn how to create a report that includes charts or graphs using Microsoft Word and Excel. You will also learn what information you should include and why it is important to present this information to the public. 

    Location: Finger Lakes Library System conference room
        There are 3 spaces available.
Thursday April 6, 2017 Go To Top
office_document_tack 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Adult Programming: Beg, Borrow, Steal Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jenny Shonk   607-319-5613   jshonk@flls.org
   

Beg for help! Borrow supplies! Steal great ideas!

Jenny will discuss ways to offer engaging programs for adults on a limited library budget. The second half of the session will be devoted to table talks, so please bring an adult programming idea to share! 

    Location: Finger Lakes Library System conference room
        There are many spaces available.
Friday April 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 8:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Out of the Box: NYLA-YSS Spring Conference Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Schiavulli   607-273-4074   aschiavulli@flls.org
   

It has been over 3 decades since this conference has been in the Ithaca area. With support from the Finger Lakes Library System and the Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library, the Youth Services Section of the New York Library Association will have their Annual Spring Conference in Ithaca, NY on Friday, April 28, 2017 from 8:30am-4pm. Registrations are accepted on the NYLA website. Visit: www.nyla.org/yssconference for registration and program information.


The conference will begin at the historic State Theatre of Ithaca where our Keynote Breakfast will inspire participants to get up, get moving and advocate for your library. You will then take a short walk through the new and updated Ithaca Commons to our breakout sessions located at the independent movie theater, Cinemapolis. Back at the State Theatre, lunch will be served with our Author and Illustrator Luncheon. The afternoon sessions will continue back at Cinemapolis and the Tompkins County Public Library. There will be planned time for networking, take in the sights of Ithaca and check out some of the local flavors. Most importantly, there will be accessibility options available for those in need.


Special lodging rates are available through Hotel Ithaca at $124/night. Call to make your reservation today and request the NYLA-YSS 2017 Room Rate at (607) 288-2096


The audience for this conference is primarily professionals serving youth and their caregivers. This year, the planning committee has included offerings for not only librarians, but for community partners, teachers, homeschoolers and more. Full conference offerings and registration information can be found at www.nyla.org/yssconference


The New York Library Association (NYLA) is the voice of the library community in New York. NYLA, established by Melvil Dewey in 1890, is the oldest state library association in the country and represents school, college, special and public libraries, library staff, trustees, and students from around the state. YSS is the Youth Services Section of NYLA. They are the librarians, library assistants, retirees, students, trustees, and volunteers who are dedicated to the literacy, information, reading, and recreation needs of youth in public and school libraries.
 

Register Here    
    Location: Ithaca
Thursday May 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM FALCONS Meeting: FLLS Conference Room Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rex Helwig   607-273-4074 x240   rhelwig@flls.org
    Location: Finger Lakes Library System conference room
Thursday May 25, 2017 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Polaris Reporting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jenny Shonk   607-319-5613   jshonk@flls.org
   

This session will cover all types of Polaris reporting including accessing canned reports in the Polaris client, accessing and scheduling canned reports with web reporting, and creating custom reports in SimplyReports. SimplyReports is an add-on product available from Polaris. The program allows the user to create custom reports using SQL (System Query Language) without requiring the user to learn SQL. It allows you to custom design a report based on criteria YOU select. If a canned report in Polaris does NOT do everything you wish it would, does NOT display the information in the order you would like it to be in, or is missing information that you feel is relevant, you can design a report that has all those missing aspects. Learn how to create, save, edit, and schedule reports. Registration is required.

    Location: Finger Lakes Library System conference room
Thursday August 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM FALCONS Meeting: FLLS Conference Room Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rex Helwig   607-273-4074 x240   rhelwig@flls.org
    Location: Finger Lakes Library System conference room
Thursday November 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM FALCONS Meeting: FLLS Conference Room Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rex Helwig   607-273-4074 x240   rhelwig@flls.org
    Location: Finger Lakes Library System conference room
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